Brides.com: Spring 2014 Wedding Dress Trends. Trend: Crisscross Backs. Inspired by the open-back trend from Fall 2013, designers added a touch of drama for Spring 2014 in the shape of an "X." Graphic, bold and undeniably elegant (especially when done in Chantilly lace or accented with crystals), an open back is extremely sexy. Says Leonard, "it's also a great alternative to a strapless wedding dress."